Congressman John Garamendi

Representing the 3rd District of California
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Members of Congress Support Bringing New Air Force Refueling Tanker to California

January 12, 2017
Press Release

Washington—Congressman John Garamendi and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (all D-Calif.) today applauded the Air Force’s decision to base the new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker at Travis Air Force Base in Solano County:


            “The Air Force’s decision to bring 24 new KC-46A Pegasus refueling tankers to Travis Air Force Base is welcome news. As the Gateway to the Pacific, Travis already has a long history of providing refueling missions to support operations around the globe.


            “Today’s announcement shows the Air Force recognizes the base’s strategic importance and is committed to making long-term investments so Travis Air Force Base continues to play a critical role in protecting our nation.”